- Contemptuously Con*temp"tu*ous*ly, adv.
In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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contemptuously — adverb /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs.li,kənˈtɛmp.tju.əs.li,kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs.li/ In a disrespectful or discourteous manner; condescendingly. He argued with the judge contemptuously, showing no respect or remorse for his actions. Syn: condescendingly,… … Wiktionary
contemptuously — adv. Contemptuously is used with these verbs: ↑dismiss, ↑snort … Collocations dictionary
contemptuously — contemptuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing contempt. DERIVATIVES contemptuously adverb contemptuousness noun … English terms dictionary
contemptuously — adverb without respect; in a disdainful manner (Freq. 1) she spoke of him contemptuously • Syn: ↑disdainfully, ↑scornfully, ↑contumeliously • Derived from adjective: ↑contumelious ( … Useful english dictionary
contemptuously — adverb see contemptuous … New Collegiate Dictionary
contemptuously — See contemptuous. * * * … Universalium
contemptuously — adv. disdainfully, abhorrently, scornfully … English contemporary dictionary
contemptuously — con·temp·tu·ous·ly … English syllables
contemptuously — See: contemptuous … English dictionary
contemptuous — contemptuously, adv. contemptuousness, n. /keuhn temp chooh euhs/, adj. showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful. [1520 30; < L contemptu , s. of contemptus CONTEMPT + OUS] Syn. disdainful, sneering, insolent, arrogant, supercilious,… … Universalium